Culture & Literature

Beijing Winter Olympic Games 2022 Encountering Chinese Spring Festival

The 24th Winter Olympic Games will kick off in Beijing on February 4, 2022. The three competition areas of Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou have respectively completed their independent Olympic Villages, each with its own characteristics. Health issue is essential in the concept of the construction, which strives to make the athletes feel safe, at ease and comfortable. Being the “home” of the world’s top ice and snow athletes during the Winter Olympics, the three major Beijing competition regions have made full preparations for the food, clothing, housing and transportation in the Winter Olympic Villages. The “Winter Olympics Menu”, a diversity…

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A Brief Look into Professor Dr. Johann Günther’s New Book „Changes in a Generation”

How to reflect on the last decades? Professor Dr. Johann Günther’s new book „Changes in a Generation” (German original: “Veränderungen in einer Generation“, Freya, 2019) is offering the reader a wide range of answers with essays by 35 authors from 15 countries in different fields, including science, culture, business and politics. Writers, artists, philosophers, musicians, theologians, journalists, managers and technicians all had their say in the book. But it was not just the professional backgrounds that gave the colorful picture and unique touch for this retrospective book, Professor Güntherstressed, it was the authors with different cultural backgrounds who opened the…